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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Kenwood Park median real estate price is $150,895, which is more expensive than 36.2% of the neighborhoods in Kansas and 15.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Kenwood Park is currently $1,336, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 57.8% of Kansas neighborhoods.

Kenwood Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Salina, Kansas.

Kenwood Park real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Kenwood Park neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Kenwood Park has a 11.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.6% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 27.2% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 93.0% of commuters who live in the Kenwood Park neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Kenwood Park neighborhood has more Belgian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 3.4% have Cuban ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Kenwood Park neighborhood in Salina are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 89.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 14.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Kenwood Park neighborhood, 53.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 17.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.0%), and 12.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Kenwood Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.2% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Kenwood Park neighborhood in Salina, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.6%), and residents who report English roots (15.0%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.1%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Kenwood Park neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (93.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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